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State-of-the-art, empirical support for the treatmentof substance abuse Part of the Clinician's Guide to Evidence-Based Practice Series, Substance Abuse Treatment for Youth and Adults provides busy mental health practitioners with detailed, step-by-step guidance for implementing clinical interventions that are supported by the latest scientific evidence. Edited by renowned educators David W. Springer and Allen Rubin, this thorough yet practical reference draws on a roster of experts and researchers in the field who have assembled state-of-the-art knowledge into this well-rounded guide.
Each chapter serves as a practitioner-focused how-to guide and covers interventions that have the best empirical support for treating substance abuse problems, including:* Family behavior therapy for substance abuse and associated problems* Motivational interviewing* Problem solving and social skills training* Adolescent community reinforcement approach (A-CRA)* Cognitive behavioral coping skills therapy for adults* Seeking Safety treatment for clients with PTSD and substance abuseEasy-to-use and accessible in tone, Substance Abuse Treatment for Youth and Adults is an indispensable resource for practitioners who would like to implement evidence-based, compassionate, effective interventions in their care of substance-abusing clients.


Series Introduction. Series Introduction ix Preface xi Acknowledgments xv About the Editors xvii About the Contributors xix P ART 1 ENGAGING CLIENTS IN TREATMENT AND CHANGE 1 Motivational Interviewing 3 McClain Sampson, Nanette S. Stephens, & Mary M. Velasquez P ART 2 ADOLESCENTS 2 Problem Solving and Social Skills Training 57 Eric F. Wagner & Ashley M. Austin 3 Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach (A-CRA) 109 Susan H. Godley, Jane Ellen Smith, Robert J. Meyers, & Mark D. Godley P ART 3 FAMILIES 4 Family Behavior Therapy for Substance Abuse and Associated Problems 205 Brad Donohue, Daniel N. Allen, & Holly B. LaPota P ART 4 ADULTS 5 Cognitive Behavioral Coping Skills Therapy for Adults 259 Danielle E. Parrish 6 Seeking Safety: An Implementation Guide 311 Lisa M. Najavits Afterword 349 Allen Rubin and David W. Springer Appendix A: Research Providing the Evidence Base for the Interventions in This Book 353 David W. Springer Appendix B: The Evidence-Based Practice Process 363 Allen Rubin Author Index 375 Subject Index 381


ISBN-13: 9780470543733
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publication date: September, 2009
Pages: 432
Dimensions: 185.00 x 260.00 x 32.00

Subcategories: Addictions and Therapy, Psychology, Psychotherapy